My home area is Industrial/Organizational Psychology, the application of psychological principles to the working world. In particular, I’m interested in how the Internet has and will change the way work is conducted. Social media and 3D virtual environments are at the frontiers of both research and practice, and they are my focus. I use this blog to provide live coverage of academic conferences that I am attending, report on current research in technology applied to work, and promote my lab’s research.
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If you ever talk to an artist about how they create whatever it is they create, whether that is acting, pottery, or blog articles, you will eventually begin to talk about their “process.” The process is whatever technique people use to go from a default state (e.g., bored and watching TV) to a state of creation. […]Related articles from NeoAcademic:Grad School: How Do I Write a Personal Statement? Scientific Research in Organizations Psychology Research Laboratories on […]
By now, you’ve probably heard about the latest controversy coming from Facebook – a researcher internal to Facebook, along with two university collaborators, recently published a paper in PNAS that included an experimental manipulation of mood. Specifically, the researchers randomly assigned about 700,000 Facebook users to test an interesting causal question: does the emotional content […]Related articles from NeoAcademic:When You Are Popular on Facebook, Strangers Think […]
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